Marriage should not automatically entitle people to tax breaks

October 31, 2015, 3:29 am

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The debate "Marriage should not automatically entitle people to tax breaks" was started by sophistry on October 31, 2015, 3:29 am. 6 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 3 people are on the disagree side. There needs to be more votes to see what the common perception is. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

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sophistry, debaterjr, AngryBlogger and 3 visitors agree.
action007man, PsychDave and 1 visitor disagree.

The tax breaks come because when you get married you share all expenses. In that situation it doesn't make sense to be taxed separately for your incomes when in reality they are combined. Have you looked into where the tax breaks come from for married people? They come from giving the tax credits for things that were purchased to whichever partner will benefit most (usually whoever makes more).

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